The File Extensions Database

.DB1 File Extension

  • Developer by: Tekla
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DB1 file?

.DB1 is Tekla Structures Model File

File created with Tekla Structures building information management (BIM) software; saves a structural 3D model of a building or construction site plan and can accurately represent materials and structural complexity; used for saving building plans before they are constructed.

DB1 files are often associated with a Tekla building project (.TBP) file.

Programs that open Tekla Structures Model File
Tekla Structures

How to solve problems with DB1 files

  • Associate the DB1 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DB1 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DB1 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DB1 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DB1 is Tekla Structures Model File. Because only the current version supports the latest DB1 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Tekla manufacturer website after an available .DB1 is Tekla Structures Model File update.
  • To make sure that your DB1 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.